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The First Time someone hears your Elevator Pitch

January 17, 2023
Elevator Pitch

Even with the most effective Elevator Pitch: The first time someone hears your pitch, they won’t remember it. The second time they hear your pitch, it sounds vaguely familiar. The third time they hear your pitch, they think they might have seen you before. The fourth time they hear your pitch, they remember “Oh yeah, […]

4 Ways to Be Specific! Before & After Elevator Pitch Examples

November 3, 2022
Elevator Pitch
Effective Follow Up

Scroll down for elevator pitch examples for a tax consultant, mortgage lender, health coach, and benefits advisor. The most popular part of my workshops is the live speed coaching. People enter their short pitches into the chat box, and I sharpen them live. In the process we learn the key elements of an effective Elevator […]

Do you know where your Elevator Pitch is?

November 3, 2022
Elevator Pitch

At two minutes to leaving for school, my daughter requests her volleyball uniform. I rip apart the laundry room. I rip apart the piles of clean clothes on her floor. I check the bathrooms and the minivan and the family room. Nothing. Where could it be? That’s when, on a lark, I open up her […]

They Didn’t Call You Back – Now What?

October 11, 2022
Elevator Pitch
Follow Up

“It seemed like a good match, but I guess she isn’t interested,” my client tells me. His other business isn’t the focus of our call, but he mentions that he extended an offer to a great candidate for a front-of-house job, and she hadn’t called him back. My Spidey Sense tingles. “Did you call her?” […]

The Most Important Detail for an Elevator Pitch

September 20, 2022
Elevator Pitch

Is it possible to start an engaging conversation when someone asks “How’s your summer going?“ I’m on Zoom with a neighbor of many years waiting for our committee meeting to start. He asks me how my summer is going. I say “Great! My daughter’s at a lacrosse camp at Babson.” He perks up. “I went […]